Rendell sends ‘head’ to lawmaker to get tax vote

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From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

Gov. Ed Rendell decapitated a Rep. Tim Solobay “bobblehead” doll and sent the head to the Washington County Democrat on the House floor because Solobay wouldn’t vote for Rendell’s proposed natural gas extraction tax.

Asked about Rendell’s bobblehead antics, Epstein said today that “sending a severed bobble-head to a legislator is a premeditated act of political tomfoolery. Simply put, Mr. Rendell has no self-restraint.”

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